University Bank is focused on profitable growth through niche financial services provided locally, nationally and via the Internet. These niches are Community Banking, Credit Unions, Islamic Finance and Federal Housing Administration Lending. Our niche businesses have become important profit drivers and represented 88.1% of our overall revenue in 2012. University Bancorp’s revenue growth has been rapid over the past several years:
The credit union industry is gaining market share from all other financial institutions. University Bancorp offers investors one of the few ways to invest in this ongoing growth of the credit union sector. Our Midwest Loan Services subsidiary grew 27% per year on average for the past eleven years in the value of mortgage loans subserviced to over $12.5 billion. Midwest is a business process outsourcer of mortgage services to 4.0% of the 7,535 credit unions in the U.S.
Islamic Finance serves individuals who wish to avoid paying or receiving interest while engaged in banking, including the 2.6 million Muslim citizens here in the U.S.
Federal Housing Administration Lending is the fastest growing sector of the residential mortgage business in the U.S., having grown from 3% of all new residential mortgage originations in 2006 to over 20% today.
““In the midst of all the turmoil, community banking is a dynamically growing business. Our bank has a market capitalization today of only $15 million. Learn more about our story, our track record of successful innovation and what the future holds for us.””
Stephen Lange Ranzini
President & CEO
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